Hudson AM715 - Near Skjern                     RKSK                                       Updated: 14 JUN 2018

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a019015.htm Fullerton G N F/Sgt RCAF 608 p054.htm HUD AM715 Patrol Near Skjern d231141 b281141 c019.htm Frederikshavn
a019016.htm Macmillan R H F/Sgt RCAF 608 p054.htm HUD AM715 Patrol Near Skjern d231141 b281141 c019.htm Frederikshavn
a019017.htm Short J Sgt RAF 608 p054.htm HUD AM715 Patrol Near Skjern d231141 b281141 c019.htm Frederikshavn
a019018.htm Simmonds F G Sgt RAF 608 p054.htm HUD AM715 Patrol Near Skjern d231141 b281141 c019.htm Frederikshavn


Den 23. november 1941 styrtede HUD AM715 ned ved Skjern. Flyet var på patrulje ved de danske kyster. Se Fotos.
3 flyvere blev dræbt ved styrtet. Sgt Simmonds døde på Tarm Sygehus den 24. november 1941.
Den 28. november 1941 blev de 4 flyvere begravet i Frederikshavn.
(Kilde: FAF) Se Begravelse, del I - Begravelse, del II - Begravelse, del III.

"Forlod basen kl. 10.43. Hudson V AM715 styrtede ned den 23. november 1941 kl. 14.20 nær Skjern. Sgt Simmonds overlevede nødlandingen,
men døde af sine kvæstelser på hospitalet den følgende dag." (MACR)

"23. November 1941  Hudson V AM715 UL-T
På en Horn Li rutine patruljeflyvning fra Horns Rev (her) i Danmark til Lista i Norge. Midt på morgenen fløj flyet ind over Danmark ved byen Henne (her) på Jyllands Vestkyst. Så satte det kursen mod Tarm (her) og fløj mod nord over byen Skjern og krydsede lige over jernbanen mellem de to byer. Ifølge en øjenvidneskildring
dykkede flyet pludseligt ned, ramte hegnet ved siden af jernbanen og brød i brand. En fra besætningen blev kastet fri af flammerne og døde senere som resultat
af sine kvæstelser." (BBB - WW2 People's War - 608 SQN Profile)

Arne Mosgaard har RAF gravene i Tarm - Flystyrt omkring Tarm og Skjern.
Styrtet var omkring her, vest for Aahvile, Vardevej 116, 6900 Skjern, overblik her og her. (Kilde: Christian Ringskou)  4 flyvere. 

On 23 November 1941
HUD AM715 crashed near Skjern. It was on a patrol near the coasts of Denmark. See Photos.
3 airmen were killed in the crash. Sgt Simmonds died at Tarm Hospital on 24 November 1941.
On 28 November 1941 the 4 airmen were buried in Frederikshavn.
(Source: FAF) See Burial, part I - Burial, part II - Burial, part III.

"Hudson Mk. V, AM715 crashed on 23 November 1941 at 1420 hrs. near Skjern. Sgt Simmonds survived crash-landing
but died from his wounds in hospital the following day." (MACR - Missing Air Crew Report)

"23 November 1941 Hudson V AM715 UL-T
On a routine Horn Li patrol from Horns Rock (here) in Denmark to Lista in Norway. At mid-morning the aircraft flew in over Denmark by the town of Henne (here),
on the west coast of Jutland. Then took a course for Tarm (here)  and flew north over the town of Skjern’ crossing right over the railroad between the two towns.
According to an eyewitness report, the aircraft suddenly plunged down and struck the fence that ran beside the railway and burst into flames. One of the crew
was thrown clear of the flames and later died as the result of wounds received."
(BBB - WW2 People's War - 608 SQN Profile)

The crash was about here, west of  Aahvile, Vardevej 116, 6900 Skjern, overview here and here.  (Source: Christian Ringskou)
See No. 608 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia. This Hudson was on a patrol like HUD AM523 that crashed near Thisted.
Hudson V AM715 UL-T took off from RAF Thornaby at 10.43 hrs on 23 NOV 1941. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 4 airmen.